Articles written by Dylan Sammut:

Diplomat
Diplomat

Diplomat Pharmacy, under Pressure, Merges with OptumRx

In early November, Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) revealed some troubling news. The company reported a net loss of $177.3 million in its third-quarter earnings report, its third in a row, and issued a “going concern” warning. Shares dropped 50% (from $6.20 to $3.10) that morning. Brian Griffin, chairman and CEO of Diplomat, cited industry […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending December 13, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]

Seroquel
Seroquel

AstraZeneca Divests More of Seroquel

Piece by piece, AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) continues to divest the rights of Seroquel and Seroquel XR (Seroquel), a prescription drug for schizophrenia and bipolar, in various major markets. It used to be a big seller for the pharmaceutical giant over the years but has since declined considerably after the FDA approved a generic version of […]

Care Management
Care Management

Baxter International Adds Seprafilm

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) is having a busy 2019. After acquiring Cheetah Medical in September for $190 million in cash, it announced last week it was taking Seprafilm off of Sanofi‘s (NYSE: SNY) hands. Sanofi will get $350 million for the portfolio, which includes Seprafilm Adhesion Barrier and related assets. The product is indicated […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending December 6, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]

big pharma
big pharma

Big Pharma Is Back in the Headlines

It looks like some big pharma companies want to get their holiday shopping done early this year. Two transactions with values north of $1 billion were announced in late November, stimulating a sector that’s been relatively quiet the past few months. The first might not come as a surprise since it’s been circling the rumor […]

Care Management
Care Management

Accent Acquired by HMS Holdings Corp.

After making a string of digital health deals over the past few years, HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: HMSY) has now expanded into the managed care sector. In the last week of November, the company announced its acquisition of Accent from Intrado Corporation for $155 million. The target company is a payment accuracy and cost containment […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending November 29, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending November 22, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]